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How European sailors learned celestial navigation | Aeon Essays
In 1673, in a North Sea skirmish that killed nearly 150 men, the French privateer Jean-François Doublet took a bullet that tossed him from the forecastle and broke his arm in two places. via Pocket
history  learn  mathematics  navigation  ships  teach 
24 days ago by kintopp
Explore | The Financial Papers
An early goal of The Washington Papers was to make George Washington’s business and household records accessible. Given the complexity of these documents and the means of publication available at that time, very little was done: Several cash accounts from the ledgers were published in print during the 1980s as part of the Colonial Series of The Papers of George Washington, and others have been published occasionally as standalone documents or used in annotations. As the digital edition of the letterpress volumes moved forward, solutions for the financial papers began to emerge as well. These solutions have continued to evolve in step with exciting and ongoing advances in the field of digital humanities.
accounting  bookkeeping  history  people  places  ships  usa 
4 weeks ago by kintopp
CLARIAH Data Stories ― 't Vliegend Hart
Erfgoedinformatie komt in steeds grotere mate in digitale vorm beschikbaar. Dit geldt zeker ook voor maritiem erfgoed. Deze demo laat zien dat toepassing van Linked Open Data-techniek grote kansen biedt om informatie van archieven, bibliotheken, musea en onderzoeksinstellingen onderling te verbinden, te verrijken en onbegrensd toegankelijk te maken.
datasets  demos  history  maps  netherlands  ships 
december 2018 by kintopp
MarBEF Data System
The European Marine Gazetteer integrates all different geographic names used in the MarBEF data pages. via Pocket
europe  gazetteer  ships 
december 2018 by kintopp
Medieval and Tudor Ships of England
Our database contains the details of English, Welsh, and Channel Islands merchant ships, and the voyages they undertook, between 1400 and 1580. The database was compiled using evidence from three core documentary records: via Pocket
history  maps  military  routes  ships  uk 
november 2018 by kintopp
CLIWOC 2.1
Datasets on ship locations held in British, Dutch, Spanish, French, Argentinean logbooks from 1750-1850. See also: https://t.co/6BWRJo4sHM and https://figshare.com/articles/Hudson_s_Bay_Company_voyages_weather_data_1750-1850/4244372
datasets  geo  history  maps  open  data  ships  travel  routes 
november 2018 by kintopp
Dutch Ships and Sailors
Dutch Ships and Sailors provides an infrastructure for maritime historical datasets, linking correlating data through semantic web technology. via Pocket
history  linkeddata  netherlands  routes  ships 
august 2015 by kintopp

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